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Jacobs Rail Design Manager in Australia Countrywide, Australia

Rail Design Manager


The world needs innovators and problem solvers who turn challenges into greater opportunities. We have an insatiable curiosity about solutions to move people and goods safely and efficiently across the globe. From rail systems mobilising accessible transit, to ports linking land and sea – when it comes to connecting the people and places of tomorrow, the future of transport depends on us.

In this role you will be responsible for project delivery, design management & project management, for positioning and winning projects involving a range of services. The role will be based in Sydney and be instrumental in collaborating with commercial, project management, engineering and design technical leaders to create opportunities for Jacobs to plan, develop, deliver and operate a range of projects. You will further be responsible for the coordination of multidisciplinary rail designs for our transport infrastructure projects that include the following:

  • Manage the overall project delivery of projects (projects of varying complexity and may include concept/planning, design and construct tenders, design and construct delivery, alliances or PPP projects for transport infrastructure)

  • Manage the end-to-end design or planning process on major transport infrastructure projects

  • Develop and implement the Design Management Plan including the production of deliverables, verification and review procedures


  • Tertiary qualifications (minimum Bachelor) in Civil Engineering or similar

  • Experience on major and multidisciplinary rail projects, with a strong preference for those with experience working in a D&C/Alliance delivery environment.

  • Breadth of experience across multiple rail disciplines:

  • Eligibility for Rail Safety Worker Certification is a requirement for this role

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.




Job Civil/Structural

Primary Location Australia-Australia Countrywide-North Sydney-AU North Sydney - 177 Pacific Highway

Job Type Experienced

Req ID: ANZ00014I